Written on Dec, 11, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Hello. This is my personal blog. I will use it to share articles that I find relevant, and from time to time to write my personal thoughts on matters such as music, philosophy, ecology and so on. Feel free to send me a private message through the contact form, or sign up your email address (down left) to get notified of new posts. …

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Written on Mar, 08, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

For five days I have been in Rishikesh,  the city that likes to be called ‘the world capital of yoga’. About five hours drive to the north of Delhi. It lies at the feet of the Himalayas where the Ganga river with all its power and freshness comes flowing out of the mountains to follow its course eastward into the …

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You may have heard this from me or not but some months ago I decided to go to India.  Finally that time has come. I will be here for almost three months. If you’re wondering about the why,  well so am I and I may come back to that point later. I’m writing this on my blog because several friends …

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Very insightful text on the ego, polarisation, handling anger & fear. If only we all could be interested in this. Tom See the original post here : http://www.medialens.org/index.php/current-alert-sp-298539227/cogitations-archive/813-empires-of-self.html By David Cromwell at www.medialens.org ‘All the harm with which this world is rife, All fear and suffering that there is, Clinging to the “I” has caused it! What am I to …

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Written on Feb, 18, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

This is what Marta Graham (choreographer) said to Agnes de Mille (also choreographer) The greatest thing [Graham] ever said to me was in 1943 after the opening of Oklahoma!, when I suddenly had unexpected, flamboyant success for a work I thought was only fairly good, after years of neglect for work I thought was fine. I was bewildered and worried that …

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Pregnant Silence Posted: 19 Nov 2015 09:54 AM PST It’s about time we discussed the real population crisis. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th November 2015 This column is about the population crisis. About the breeding that’s laying waste to the world’s living systems. But it’s probably not the population crisis you’re thinking of. This is about another …

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Off to Sicily. Funny how people are convinced into paying for ‘priority’ treatment when boarding a plane. In the end we’ll all have to wait for the last one to get on board.

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Written on Jul, 29, 2015 by in , | Leave a comment

I’m launching a new series of posts called Turntable where I’ll share songs/compositions that caught my attention. One by one I’ll add them to a playlist that you can stream for your listening comfort click here to open the playlist at YouTube or scroll down to the bottom to activate the embedded player. First song in the series is a cover …

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Written on Jul, 22, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

“Women are made to be loved, not understood.” Oscar Wilde

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Written on Jun, 10, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

The years to come will be defined by struggles over our ability to imagine radically expanded horizons beyond the capitalist enclosure of the commons. – Max Haiven The Empire of Complicity “The struggle against hopelessness is in some ways very personal and in some ways very common. The idea that the global capitalist system as it is today cannot be …

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To people who religiously support technological innovation as the bearer of equality, freedom and democracy: we couldn’t be more removed from such a utopia at this moment. The internet is held by and divided between a few major fanatic-libertarian corporations, thus ensuring the ultimate of monopolies, one where democratic regulation by people and governments don’t apply. Apostles of such a …

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